Activities will include:
Kid's Activity Tent from 11 AM to 3 PM (Presented by the Clara Barton National Historic Site)
Coloring, Word Games, Signal Code Games, Information about Clara Barton and Civil War Medical Care, Battlefield Bandaging Demonstrations
A Presentation on the Military Road School and the Story of Elizabeth Thomas 12 PM and 2 PM
(Presented by Pat Tyson, Military Road Preservation Trust) Elizabeth Thomas was known as "The owner of Ft. Stevens"
Civil War Heavy Artillery Demonstration 12:30 PM and 2:30 PM (Presented by NPS and the Liberty Rifles)
Military Medical History: Fort Stevens to Walter Reed 1 PM (Presented by George Wunderlich, National Museum of Civil War History)
Educational books and materials will be available for purchase from Eastern National.
The July 10th event will occur at Fort Stevens Park, which is located at 13th & Quackenbos Streets, NW.
RAIN CANCELS THIS EVENT. Street parking is limited.
The nearest metro station is Georgia Avenue-Petworth (Yellow/Green Lines). The Georgia Avenue-Petworth Metro Station is located approx. 2 miles south of Fort Stevens. The 70, 71, 79 buses can be accessed from this metro station.
Buses: 70, 71, 79 (Georgia Avenue-7th Street Lines); E2, E3, E4 (Military Road-Crosstown Lines)
For additional information regarding transportation visit: http://www.wmata.com/
For additional information regarding the day's events, please contact the Civil War Defenses of Washington, 202-895-6226 or visit www.nps.gov/cwdw
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